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Practical tips and DIY remedies for acne

Practical tips and DIY remedies for acne

By Olivia Driscoll

October 23, 2013

Let's face it, acne affects us all. PRACTICAL TIPS Let’s admit it, we all struggle with acne at times. Everyone deals with breakouts differently, but to treat them correctly and effectively, it’s best to know what causes acne and what type of skin and acne you have. Acne is caused when hair follicles clog with dirt or oil. Different types of skin can effect the se...

New trend: Intermittent fasting

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By Luke Luttrell

March 13, 2013

The concept of fasting was developed centuries ago in order to comply with religious demands. Some religions, such as Buddhism and Catholicism, fast in out of respect during certain religious observations. While there are many reasons to fast, the most popular reasons, in addition to religious purposes,...

Removal of vending machines could affect student health and ASB funds

By Brie Benvenuti

March 11, 2013

Students depend on the school for many things. With the upperclassmen busy with Advanced Placement exams and time consuming classes, and the underclassmen focused on getting the last 10 minutes of sleep in the morning, there isn’t always time to do everything. That includes packing a lunch or eating...

Stem Cells: The building blocks of life

By Nazia Khan

January 19, 2011

Stem cells are the cells in the body that can change into another type of cell if there is a low count or a need of it. According to, stem cells are used to repair damage caused to the body for example, if the red blood cell count was dropping, then some of the stem cells would change...

Fact or Fiction: Do Shape Ups really work?

By Vince DeMiero

January 19, 2011

Most people have probably heard of the Sketchers or Reebok Shape Ups shoes. The promise and advertisement for the shoes is to help a person lose weight. People can’t help but think, “Do these shape ups really work is this just a fraud?” According to, the Shape Ups can tighten...

A dangerous bite to your energy drink: popular, inexpensive drink infamous for the dangerous consequences

By Hawkeye Staff

November 30, 2010

Energy drinks are something many people are familiar with, especially among teenagers and adults. Not only do they come in different flavors, but they’re supposed to provide the drinker with a boost of energy through the use of various stimulants and vitamins. However, alcoholic energy drinks have...

Body Language: Unspoken Communication

By Hawkeye Staff

March 4, 2010

There are about 6,912 languages around the world being taught, read, spoken and written. With so many languages circling around the globe it is inevitable that there would be miscommunication. However, one language is often overlooked and although it is not a spoken language it can be communicated...

The low down on the raw diet

By admin

September 10, 2009

As the food radar continues to expand, people have broken away from the typical diet and created new ones. From the simple healthier diet to one that would help people lose weight. Among these are the South Beach diet, the Atkins diet, as well as veganism  and – a most unique one – the “raw foods”...

Fact or Fiction: Do we only use 10 percent of our brain?

By Suzanne Cho

September 10, 2009

Most students at MTHS have heard that human beings do not use the full potential of their brains, but this is in fact a myth. The brain is one of the most important organs in the human body. It controls the central nervous system. It also helps with the coordination of walking, talking, breathing...

Carpal Tunnel Texting

By Jessica Lim

June 10, 2009

Most people have heard that texting causes carpal tunnel in your wrists, but is it true? Carpal tunnel syndrome, a gradual progressive agonizing event that occurs in the nerves of the wrists, starts with a burning, tingling, or numbness in the palms of the hands especially, thumb and index finger. Then...

Chain reaction: the phenome-yawn

By Joan Tran

June 9, 2009

Most people don’t know that humans begin yawning at 11 weeks after conception, or that when one person yawns in a group,  half of the rest will yawn within five minutes: Yawning is an involuntary action that has not been researched much. However, there are quite a lot of theories on why people...

Modern adolescents going up in smoke

By admin

June 9, 2009

Consider what we believe regarding the amount of knowledge teenagers have regarding the negative consequences of smoking cigarettes, then why would teens start smoking a substance whose addictive properties make it one of the toughest drugs/substances to quit? Why would teenagers stick something in their...

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